how "synchronous" is exit?

Christian S <>
Tue May 30 08:54:39 CEST 2006


Use erlang:monitor/2 perhaps?

> A 'DOWN' message will be sent to the monitoring process if Item dies, if Item
> does not exist, or if the connection is lost to the node which Item  resides on.


On 5/30/06, Damien Katz <> wrote:
> When issuing an exit(Pid, kill) to a another process,
> is there any guarantee that the process, and all its
> linked child processes, are dead before continuing?
>
> If not, can anyone tell me a good way to wait on a
> process tree to die before continuing an action?
>



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